TELUK INTAN, Aug 20 (Bernama) --Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has called for the Pasir Salak, Teluk Intan and Bagan Datuk parliamentary constituencies be included in the Northern Corridor Economic Region (NCER) Plan.

NABAWAN, Aug 20 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has approved an allocation of RM8 million for small projects in the Pensiangan, Ranau, Keningau and Tenom UMNO Divisions areas.

KOTA KINABALU, Aug 20 (Bernama) --The Kota Kinabalu Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) today activated a search and rescue operation (SAR) to track down fishing boat 'Ocean Kamara' with 12 individuals onboard, which reportedly experienced engine problem in the vicinity of the Saint Joseph oil rig near here.

TELUK INTAN, Aug 20 (Bernama) -- The opening ceremony of the 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games (KL2017) last night was the best ever, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

MELAKA, Aug 20 (Bernama) -- The number of flood victims in Melaka has declined to 62 as of 4 pm from 74 people at noon after 12 people from two families were allowed to return to their homes.

SEPANG, Aug 20 (Bernama) -- Felda Global Venture Holdings Bhd (FGV) is expecting a report from the domestic inquiry panel on four former board members at the end of this month, says FGV acting chairman, Tan Sri Dr Sulaiman Mahbob.

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 (Bernama) -- More campaigns to raise safety awareness among senior citizens should be organised to help reduce crimes committed against them, says Malaysian Crime Prevention Foundation (MCPF) senior vice-chairman Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye.